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COVID-19 UPDATE 11/22: Butler County records new record high in daily COVID-19 numbers

November 22, 2020 News Extra

Butler County on Saturday added one new death and set another record

high in new confirmed cases of coronavirus.

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health's report

Saturday, an additional 95 positive tests results were attributed to the

county.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,598 county residents have

tested positive for COVID-19 and 55 residents have died due to the virus.

Saturday's record surpassed Wednesday's single-day record of 90 new

confirmed cases.

COVID-19 Regional Update

The following numbers on the coronavirus pandemic were compiled from regular news releases from the state Department of Health.

COVID-19 statistics from Saturday are:

Butler County

Confirmed cases: 2,598

Probable cases: 938

Deaths: 55

Pennsylvania

New cases: 6,778

Total cases: 302,564

New deaths: 112

Total deaths: 9,801

Recovered: 64

Surrounding Counties

- Allegheny: 20,015 confirmed and 475 deaths

- Armstrong: 1,298 confirmed and 37 deaths

- Beaver: 3,021 confirmed and 145 deaths

- Clarion: 465 confirmed and 7 deaths

- Lawrence: 1,409 confirmed and 64 deaths

- Mercer: 1,911 confirmed and 35 deaths

- Venango: 538 confirmed and 7 deaths

- Westmoreland: 5,810 confirmed and 162 deaths

Nathan Bottiger

Nathan Bottiger

Nathan Bottiger graduated with a degree in journalism in 2015 from Pitt-Johnstown. A business reporter, he also covers Slippery Rock borough, township and school district.